Meet the Team

Neil Lloyd

Neil Lloyd

Founding Director

Neil set up Zokit in 2013 after running a successful digital marketing agency and business coaching and training consultancy. He’s been in business since the age of 16 and has also held various senior management roles in the public sector. Monmouthshire born and bred, he’s lived in Cardiff for over 15 years. He says “The future success of business is in the power of networks, collaboration and knowledge sharing.”
Random fact: Neil once met David Bowie in a book shop in San Francisco but had to cut the encounter short as his travel partner became starstruck, started hyperventilating and had to be carried off.

Karen Brown

Karen Brown

Member & Office Support

Originally from Cornwall, Karen’s professional background is in education but she now follows her passion for admin and organising (yes, really!).

Karen looks after the member profiles on on the website, member onboarding and keeping everyone informed and updated for our Expos, Awards and Conferences. Please feel free to contact Karen with any queries about membership or our premier events.
Random fact: Karen is our star baker and creates cakes for local cafes and cake connoisseurs

Sian Faire

Sian Faire

Member Marketing

Sian has worked in various roles in the public, academic and private sector, including marketing, project management, business planning, and administration, as well as working in the fitness industry. She now works as a Virtual Assistant.
Sian’s Zokit role includes looking after the weekly emails to members and non members, member offers, and social media management.

Random Fact:  Sian lives between South Wales and Gran Canaria.
Lora Payne

Lora Payne

Hub Leader, Vale

Lora heads up multi award-winning business, LCVA Services, leading a team of virtual assistants. Lora lives in the Vale of Glamorgan, where she enjoys stand up paddle boarding with her family and exploring the latest apps for productivity and creativity.

Mike Colcombe

Mike Colcombe

Hub Leader, Newport

Mike runs several local businesses, including DOR-2-DOR Newport and Utility Warehouse and is a former head teacher.
Random Fact: Mike was an international coach for Welsh Trampolining.

Dyfrig Thomas

Dyfrig Thomas

Systems Partner

Dyfrig runs LEFf Business Development and Consulting. He is a business coach based in Penarth and has extensive experience in the education sector and with SMEs

This Could Be You!

This Could Be You!

Your Hub, Your Business

If you’d like to become a Hub Leader in an exitising Zokit Hub or start a new hub as a Zokit Business Growth Director, please contact us to arrange an informal conversation about next steps.